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Hyperid amphipod getting a free ride on a (rather small) jelly fish...
By Lill Haugen
posted Tuesday, May 10, 2011
56 votes

Amphipode hitching a ride on a jelly fish, image shot in Väderöarna, Sweden
By Lill Haugen
posted Saturday, November 5, 2011
51 votes

Alien... composition of a Gonionemus murbachii and the eyes of a lemon sole, Microstomus kitt. Looks a little eerie :-)

Nikon D200 in Nexus housing.
By Christian Skauge
posted Saturday, December 29, 2007
49 votes

Close-up of the cerata of an aeolid nudibranch. Nikon D200, Nexus housing, 2x Inon Z-240 strobes. 105mm, 2x teleconverter, 2x dioptre.
By Christian Skauge
posted Monday, August 11, 2008
41 votes

Re-breather diver hanging around under the pir.
By Bjørnar Nygård
posted Wednesday, December 30, 2009
39 votes

A very cooperative specimen of the little goby Buenia jeffreysii. Nikon D300 in Nexus housing, twin Inon Z-240 strobes.
By Christian Skauge
posted Thursday, February 11, 2010
39 votes

The picture is taken on 75meter.
The Wreck Oldenburg is a ww2 which also took part as a raider in WW1 and sunk 45 ships
By Rene Andersne
posted Saturday, May 31, 2014
39 votes

Bryozoans on a kelp frond - up close and personal.

Nikon D200 in Nexus housing, 2x Inon Z-240 strobes, 105mm VR w/2x teleconverter.
By Christian Skauge
posted Thursday, May 15, 2008
38 votes

Close up of a goby resting on a pink bed. D300 in Aquatica housing, twin Inon Z-240 strobes.
By Bjørnar Nygård
posted Sunday, February 28, 2010
37 votes

This Eubranchus farrani was sitting on the edge of a kelp front, getting ready to take off. I was able to catch it in mid-water as it floated by. Nikon D300 in Nexus housing, 2x Inon Z-240 strobes.
By Christian Skauge
posted Sunday, April 4, 2010
36 votes
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Carronella pellucida
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date posted posted: (2 days ago)
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Oldenburg WW2 wreck, but was a german Raider ship in WW1 where she captured and sanked 42 ships.
the picture is taken on 75meter depth with tripod and myself as a model.
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The eye of a shrimp
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date posted category: Macro - Super macro
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Callionymous lyra
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Iphimedia obesa - Norwegian amphipod
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Sea star in a funny position
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date posted posted: (Last month)
date posted category: Macro - Close-Up
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Colourful anemone from Oslo fjord
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Flabellina lineata in Oslo fjord
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Orcinus orca/Killer whale/Norway/Canon 5D MarkIII, 24mm lens, F2.8,1/250,ISO1600.
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Aquila WW2 Wreck 40meter depht
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date posted posted: Friday, September 8, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Norway
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Behide my Mom/Orcinus orca/Killer whale/Norway/Canon 5D MarkIII, 24mm, F2.8,1/250,ISO1600.
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Facelina bostoniensis
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date posted posted: Saturday, May 6, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Uller WW2 Wreck in Norway, taken on 50m depth
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date posted posted: Saturday, April 8, 2017
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WW2 wreck Aquila taken on 50m depht
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date posted posted: Wednesday, April 5, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Starfish larva swimming
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date posted posted: Sunday, April 2, 2017
date posted category: Macro - swimming
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German WW2 Wreck Jan Hubert, it is 55 meter long and the picture is shot on 50 meter depht.
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date posted posted: Friday, March 10, 2017
date posted category: Wide Angle - Wrecks
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Iphimedia obesa. An amphipod living among soft corals. Size: 8-12 mm
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date posted posted: Monday, February 13, 2017
date posted category: Macro - not swimming
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Title: "Ruby", Name of species: Flabellina lineata. From Oslo fjord.
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date posted posted: Monday, January 30, 2017
date posted category: Macro - Nudibranchia
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Title: " Shining under the strobe" Name of critter: Iphim... by Athanassios Lazarides
Title: " Shining under the strobe" Name of critter: Iphimedia obesa. An amphipod living among soft corals. Size between 8 and 12 mm.
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A blue jellyfish hovering before a snorkeler. by Knut Wester
A blue jellyfish hovering before a snorkeler.
4 Votes
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date posted posted: Sunday, August 14, 2016
date posted category: Wide Angle - Divers
date posted location: Norwegian Sea Sweden
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This young male bear attempts to hunt for his first season on the ice. He had seen it done by his mother and she was still around from a distance.
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Polar bear sleeping in Svalbard
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Oldenburg WW2 wreck. picturer is taken on depth 65 meter by Rene B. Andersen
Oldenburg WW2 wreck. picturer is taken on depth 65 meter
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date posted posted: Sunday, March 20, 2016
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Playfull young orca
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Photo is taken on 80 meters in Norway, the wreck is WW2 I... by Rene B. Andersen
Photo is taken on 80 meters in Norway, the wreck is WW2 Ingerseks
Runner Up - worthy of note but not a medal winner - an equal 4th place if you like! Runner Up 2016

Final RoundThrough to 2016 awards final round judging
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date posted posted: Saturday, February 20, 2016
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Pods of Orcas chasing herrings in the fjords of Norway
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Walrus in Svalbard by Ellen Cuylaerts
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Walrus in Svalbard
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